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Turning Back the Clock 4-4-13

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15 Years Ago

April 2, 1998

Cheryll Osborne, an employee with the USDA Rural Development Office in Campbellsburg, was promoted to community development assistant in the Williamstown office. She has been employed with the Rural Development for seven years. Osborne is an Owen County native and lives there still.

Jennifer Perkins, daughter of Ronald and Joyce Perkins of Dry Ridge, recently completed a 10-session leadership seminar at Cumberland College. Students were presented with a certificate by Michael Colegrove, vice-president for student services, upon completing the course. The seminar is a four-year leadership project.

25 Years Ago

March 31, 1988

Pvt. Robert W. Jones, son of Donna L. and James G. Jones of Corinth, was presented the Air Assault Badge upon graduation from the U.S. Army’s air assault school in Fort Campbell. Trainees learned to rapidly and safely exit a helicopter. He is a 1987 graduate of Grant County High School in Dry Ridge. 

Third and fourth graders at Crittenden-Mt. Zion Elementary are receiving writing tips from author James Sherburne. Sherburne has published a number of mysteries as well as several historical novels about Kentucky. The grant for the project was written by Mary Spaulding. 

50 Years Ago

April 5, 1963

Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company of Cincinnati has announced the introduction of a new package in this area to supplement the popular 12 oz and 8 oz cartons. The new package is the 16 oz bottle in the familiar 8 oz carton. The new larger bottle will allow the consumer to have greater quantity economy and offers greater convenience for carrying. 

Army Pfc. Bernie D. Webster, son of Carl L. Webster of Dry Ridge, recently participated in night combat training exercises with other members of the 18th Infantry 1st Battle Group at Mannheim, Germany. The 29-year-old soldier is a 1959 graduate of Grant County High School.